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  • 01/05/19--16:50: Battle of Harlaw Monument
  • , United Kingdom.
    ( inscribed around the top of the tower ) To the Memory of Provost Robert Davidson & The Burgesses of Aberdeen Who Fell Here AD.1411 Harlaw July 24 A.D.1411 Erected by the Burgh of Aberdeen A.D.1911 Adam Maitland Lord . . .

    (Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/05/19--16:51: Kemnay War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    In Proud and Grateful Memory of The sons and Daughters of Kemnay Who Laid Down Their Lives For Freedom in the Great War. Pte. David S. Abel · Pte. John Anderson · Pte. Douglas Auld · Pte. James D. Bannerman · Pte. John P.B. . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/05/19--16:51: James Mitchell · Carrier
  • , United Kingdom.
    In Memory Of James Mitchell · Carrier 1773 1857 All Ye Who Thirst · Come Drink From This Flow of Pure Water Which Springs at Dalfling in The Shadow of Benachie

    (Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/05/19--18:18: Mississippi Redoubt
  • Port Hudson, Louisiana.
    "Lieut. Rhodes...deployed his men at intervals so as to occupy the whole ridge commenced firing on the enemy [black Union troops] both front and rear doing terrible execution and throwing them into confusion and disorder, . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/05/19--18:48: Bennett's Redoubt
  • Port Hudson, Louisiana.
    "...no less than four mortars were planted for the purpose of shelling our rifle pits, and the battery at Bennetts stables immediately opposite, but these after firing steadily for several days & nights, without doing us the . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/06/19--05:06: Bank of Slaughter
  • Slaughter, Louisiana.
    Organized May 27, 1905 and opened for business Sept 12, 1905. The initial capitalization was $15,000 It continued in operation until the Banking Panics of the Great Depression when it failed along with about 11,000 of 30,000 . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/06/19--05:21: St. Paul Baptist Church
  • Paris, Texas.
    Organized 1867; one of founding churches (1872), Zion District Baptist Association. Original pastor, the Rev. Elisha Barnes (1811-95), served 20 years, led congregation to build (about 1876) its first church. The Rev. C. N. . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/06/19--06:53: First Presbyterian Church
  • Paris, Texas.
    Organized 1861 by the Rev. John Anderson. Odd Fellows Seminary and a downtown shop were sites of early worship. Congregation built first sanctuary in 1874. Architects for this church (built 1891) were L. B. Volk and Son. . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/06/19--07:11: Port Hudson Peace Monument
  • Port Hudson, Louisiana.
    Port Hudson Peace Monument Two Soldiers One Federal One Confederate Re-Interred May 27, 1990

    (Peace • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/06/19--08:45: Betty Mullen Brey
  • Weissport, Pennsylvania.
    1947 Began formal training Allentown & New York City YMCA 1948 Qualified for Olympic trials at age 15 Detroit, MI placed 15 out of 36 competitors 1951 Pan American games Buenos Aires, Argentina gold medal 400-meter freestyle . . .

    (Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Los Angeles, California.
    This section of petrified tree from the Arizona forest was presented to their alma mater by the members of —The Class of 1887— under the direction of Professor John Dickinson of the Department of Geology.

    (Education) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/06/19--12:31: This House (1844 A.D.)
  • Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania.
    This house (1844 A.D.) is the oldest complete and unchanged home existing from the early history of Mauch Chunk (now Jim Thorpe). Built as a parsonage by the Rev. Webster, famous pastor of the Presbyterian church, the home . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/06/19--12:54: John C. Argue Plaza
  • Los Angeles, California.
    This plaza, located on the site of the 1984 Olympic village, honors a great Trojan instrumental in bringing the Olympic Games to Los Angeles. A 1956 graduate of the USC Gould School of Law, he served with distinction on the . . .

    (Education • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/06/19--12:54: Backtrack Trestle
  • Summit Hill, Pennsylvania.
    At the corner of Pine and Ludlow, an important part of the Switchback Gravity Railroad was completed around 1844. Upon returning from Mauch Chunk, empty mine cars began their Summit Hill descent east of town at the Mount . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/06/19--13:28: Burkhardt Moser Log Home
  • Tamaqua, Pennsylvania.
    First home in Tamaqua: built in 1801 by founder Burkhardt Moser: still stands in the rear of 307 East Broad St. Moser settled here in 1799 and built a sawmill nearby. He was the first to discover coal in the area in 1817. Tamaqua, Pennsylvania

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/06/19--13:46: Reynolds School
  • New Ringgold, Pennsylvania.
    West Penn Township opened her first free schools in 1871. This was 1 of 17 owned by the West Penn Twp. School District until 1966. It was then purchased by the West Penn Youth Corp. It was used as a church and Sunday school . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/06/19--17:16: A Trojan for Life
  • Los Angeles, California.
    In June 15, 1885, the eight men and women who made up USC’s first two graduating classes gathered in a two-story wooden structure called the University Building to establish an alumni association. The group adopted a . . .

    (Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/06/19--20:30: Westover Church
  • Charles City, Virginia.
    Early colonists in Jamestown migrated westward, bringing Anglican worship there as early as 1613. Westover Parish was recognized in 1625 by the House of Burgesses. A church built in 1630 at Westover Plantation was moved to . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/07/19--08:57: Flight of Captain Bennett
  • , United Kingdom.
    Commemoration of the 1938 Flight of Captain Bennett from the Tay Estuary to South West Africa The world record long distance flight by a seaplane was achieved by the aircraft ‘Mercury’ the upper component of the Short Mayo . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/07/19--08:58: Castle Fraser
  • , United Kingdom.
    About Castle Fraser In the early 1600s, Andrew Fraser of Muchall transformed the home of his ancestors into a magnificent symbol of wealth, status and European culture. Castle Fraser's great entrance court, soaring towers . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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